One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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cricket song
long accustomed
to this ceaseless yearning



3 comments:

diana l. said...

Very, very nice, Nora. Achingly sad.

Paul Smith said...

WOW! Nuff said!

nora said...

Thank you, paul and diana. I tried, at least in the last line, to capture the cricket sound.